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Veterans Treatment Court Project Gets Ready to Screen Video

Veterans Treatment Court Project Gets Ready to Screen Video

From the Veteran Treatment Court Photography and Video Project Newsletter The Veterans Treatment Court Photography & Video Project is a partnership between the Sociology & Anthropology Department and the School of Visual Communications at Ohio University. Dr. Ursula Castellano, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, began a pilot photography […]

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August 3, 2017 at 9:38 amNews

Gingerich Co-Authors Article on 3D Analysis of Early Americans’ Clovis Points

Scientists analyzed three-dimensional models of Clovis projectile points from Smithsonian and other museum collections to examine how patterns and marks made in crafting these tools began to vary regionally 12,500 years ago. These regional differences signal cultural diversification and adaptation, suggesting that groups of early hunter-gatherer Americans may have changed the way they were social interacting at this time. This figure shows one analysis used to study shapes left behind from their production on either side of the projectile points. Credit: Sebastian Wärmländer, Stockholm University

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, co-authored a journal article PLOS ONE titled “Tracing social interactions in Pleistocene North America via 3D model analysis of stone tool asymmetry.” Gingerich and the research team used 3D imaging and morphometric analysis to study subtle changes in how early inhabitants in North […]

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July 29, 2017 at 11:25 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Clowe Research on Dark Matter Reported in News Blaze

Dr. Doug Clowe

Dr. Douglas Clowe, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, was quoted about his research in an article headlined “Dark Matter Invisibility” in the News Blaze. Dark matter has not been explained by modern physics – yet. Researchers know dark matter exists because it bends light from distant galaxies and changes […]

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July 18, 2017 at 7:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Wanczyk Authors First Book about Blind Baseball

Dr. David Wanczyk

Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk has authored the first book about blind baseball. Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind comes out in hardcover on Oct. 1. “For me, the important thing was to tell the story of beep baseball without idealizing and […]

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July 18, 2017 at 11:08 amAlumni Research

Stein Haven Publishes Third Book on Chaplin

Stein Haven Publishes Third Book on Chaplin

by Kristin M. Distel Dr. Lisa Stein Haven, associate professor of English at Ohio University Zanesville, will publish in November 2016 Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp in America, 1947-77, her third book on a Charlie Chaplin-focused topic. Haven, a widely recognized expert on Chaplin and the genre of silent film, has […]

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September 16, 2016 at 8:42 amResearch

Ohio University Collaborates with Drug Discovery Program

From staff reports | Aug 29, 2016 Ohio University has executed an agreement with Eli Lilly to become part of the Open Innovation Drug Discovery (OIDD) Program. The OIDD Program seeks to leverage the tools and expertise at Eli Lilly to advance drug discovery research by university scientists and together […]

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August 29, 2016 at 3:33 pmAnnouncements

English Doctoral Students and Professor Present at Conference

Aaron Babcock speaks at the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

Three English doctoral students and one faculty member presented their work on June 3 at the 46th Annual Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature conference at Michigan State University. Third-year students Aaron Babcock and Kristin Distel co-chaired a panel titled “Gender, Androgyny, and the Inscrutable Body in Sherwood Anderson’s […]

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June 15, 2016 at 9:33 amNews